September 2, 2014
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cityHonors College students interested in venturing off campus to explore one of the cultural meccas of the world—New York City—had much to choose from during the fall 2014 semester.

Off-campus outings featured stops at the Guggenheim, Broadway, The Metropolitan Opera and the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, including:

•    Verdi’s Aida at the Metropolitan Opera
•    American Ballet Theatre at the Koch Theater at Lincoln Center
•    A Delicate Balance, featuring Glenn Close and John Lithgow at the John Golden Theatre on Broadway
•    Rossini’s The Barber of Seville at the Metropolitan Opera

“An Honors College education can be a freeing endeavor,” said Richard Garner, Ph.D., dean of Honors College since the College’s inception in 1995. “Through the knowledge of current scientific discoveries, by reading the best of literature, by approaching social and political issues and by studying humanity’s achievements in the arts, students are empowered with a wide variety of knowledge that enlarges and enriches their lives.”

Students who’ve attended in the past encourage current students to attend. Tim Oriani, junior in theatre, called his experience “totally amazing,” while Jennifer Lin, senior, double majoring in history and political science, labeled her attendance priceless.

These events were not only freeing, but practically free. Students could experience the best music, theatre, dance and art the world has to offer for only $10 per show.

“It’s the opportunity of a lifetime to begin the process of discovery that will lead to a more rewarding life,” Dr. Garner said.

Students interested in attending should visit with their Honors professors. Stay tuned to a more detailed listing of these events and activities as they begin to be scheduled for the spring 2015 semester. 

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Founded in Brooklyn in 1896, Adelphi is Long Island’s oldest private coeducational university. Today Adelphi serves nearly 8,000 students at its beautiful main campus in Garden City, New York—just 23 miles from New York City’s cultural and internship opportunities—and at dynamic learning hubs in Manhattan, the Hudson Valley and Suffolk County, and online.

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